About: Mars represents an object of perpetual fascination for science-fiction writers. It is the planet within our solar system considered the most likely to also foster life. In this, it is both familiar and other, promising and yet threatening. Mars is home a to a lone rover, yet its red, rocky landscape is as recognisable... Continue Reading →
As creative and intellectual beings, we must not devolve to prefer images to realities, but rather to use earthly glimpses of beauty to turn heavenward.
"Planets of a Soul" was born out of a season of restlessness and fear. Like many Christians, I often feel torn between the weight of my own thoughts and desires and the weight of the Gospel; although the message of Jesus is beautiful and life-giving, it is not easy. Many of my conversations with God... Continue Reading →
The following is a moving and convicting tribute to Notre Dame, composed while she was burning and the world was watching. The poet employs beautiful language, as well as a well-known prayer to synthesize culture, emotion, history, faith, and philosophy in only these few stanzas. I.One red flame is lit among the shamblesThe white, wet... Continue Reading →
"For all the weary weight you may carry, Know no burden lighter than lifted eye. When firsthand you feel Earth heave, Hope tarry, Clutch tight her broken wings and, in Faith, fly."
Healing is a theme central to the incarnation; instances of healing in the gospels demonstrate the relationship of body and spirit, the lordship of Christ, and the faith of the broken. The following eight poems, written in free verse, provide a means of contemplating the marvelous physical and spiritual recreation found in Mark. The recurring... Continue Reading →